Of Turkey and Trees

As I sit on the couch this Sunday morning in a living room covered in dirt and decorations, after a breakfast of leftover green beans and sweet potatoes covered in gravy (don’t judge, you know it sounds awesome), I can’t help but smile at how wonderful this Thanksgiving has been.…

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Big Changes, Big Distractions

I haven’t written a post in 10 days…. and it’s grating on me! I’ve been trying really hard to keep quiet but I just can’t do it anymore. Since I probably won’t be nearly as consistent with my posts as I usually am for the next few months, I might…

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Christmas Cookie Monsters!

Yes we are cookie monsters, especially at Christmas time! Every year, my sister and I get together and hammer out a ton of Christmas in one day. Why? Well, it’s tradition for one. Our mom was a teacher so all three of us had Christmas break together and we would…

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Party Time!

Yesterday was the best! Thank you all who came out to celebrate my 36th birthday shindig! You made me a very happy girl! I’m still in disbelief about my age, I don’t feel 36. Sure I get creaks and tweaks in my joints, I tend to go to bed earlier,…

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Grandparents

I love this picture. It’s of my Hawaiian family. This picture was taken circa 1982, I’m guessing. See that little girl in the middle with the big smile and the crazy eyes? Yeah, that’s me. More importantly see the gentleman holding my hand? That’s my Grandpa. Today I thought a…

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These are a few of my favorite things…. (part 1)

It’s the holiday season. I’d be lying if I wasn’t a fool for this time of year. I love it. Every weekend is spent making yummy food, covering everything in lights, and spreading holiday cheer among my wonderful friends and family. I thought I’d take a moment to share/recommend my…

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